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Date: 07/31/08 05:31 AM

24 Responses to Super Fantastic Japanese Summertime Christmas

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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    July 31, 2008 at 5:11 am
    Link: Super Fantastic Japanese Summertime Christmas - Two Japanese tiger mascots and their helpers sing the praises of Christmas cake!
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    phasoo Male 18-29
    285 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 5:37 am
    That`s just...strange.
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    Drakey616 Female 18-29
    88 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 5:47 am
    well, least they can dance AND make cake.....

    kudos for the spectacular anime poses right there though....O_o

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    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:03 am
    only in Japan......... :P
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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:06 am
    It`s that one from the talking toilet cartoon! *_*
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    Meh110 Male 13-17
    292 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 6:07 am
    The girl tigers voice reminds me of a bad video...


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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:10 am
    POTTY TRAINING TIGER! YOU`VE RETURNED!
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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:10 am
    For comparison:
    talking toilet tiger.
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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:12 am
    And more importantly why was one tiger speaking English (in a horribly fake american accent) and one speaking Japanese? Was it for a dual-language audience or something?
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 6:21 am
    I don`t think they have a Japanese word for "Christmas". So they say it in English.

    Just a guess though, but I`m pretty sure that`s it.

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    Deepeyes Male 18-29
    151 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 6:54 am
    Mmm Christmas cake? Sounds a lot better than Christmas Fruit Cake...
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    Drakey616 Female 18-29
    88 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 8:15 am
    i want to see toilet tiger now :(
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    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 8:26 am
    Yes, Christmas is about trees and cake.
    I`m glad other countries are able to understand our customs so well. XD
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    0shivers0 Female 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 8:56 am
    "I don`t think they have a Japanese word for "Christmas". So they say it in English.

    Just a guess though, but I`m pretty sure that`s it."

    That would be the "Christmas" part, yeah - they say "kurisumasu" instead of having a different word for it. There are a lot of Japanese words that are actually borrowed phonetically from other languages, especially English.

    The fact that one was speaking in so much English could have been for many reasons, though. One possible reason is the same reason they use English randomly in a lot of their music - they think it`s cool. Also, since it appeared to be a program for chilren, maybe it was supposed to teach them some English?

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    peasnquiet Female 18-29
    7 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 9:25 am
    Going by the subtitles, this was probably a program meant for teaching Japanese children how to speak English, much like how Dora the Explorer and other similar programs teach American children how to speak Spanish.
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    Oystah Female 40-49
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    July 31, 2008 at 9:57 am
    I wonder if that was an interpretation of fruit cake because why would it have strawberries on it?
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    supersmall Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 11:17 am
    hahaha anyone else notice that even in japan they had to add a black kid to avoid prosecution? hey just a second.... they only had girls in that! the sexists!!
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    skypirate Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 11:27 am
    im at a loss for words...two Japanese tigers, Christmas cake and a little black girl...
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 12:26 pm
    Isn`t it strange how almost any cake they have HAS to have strawberries on it? Kinda like traditional frostings for us...
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    Gerbear Female 18-29
    1186 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 12:40 pm
    they celebrate christmas in japan?
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    July 31, 2008 at 1:03 pm
    ...Well then...
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    HeartsGauia Female 13-17
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    July 31, 2008 at 5:01 pm
    Ok, if no one is gonna say it, I will THE CAKE IS A LIE!
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    Xan238 Male 18-29
    287 posts
    July 31, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    They actually do celebrate Christmas in Japan, although it doesn`t have the same meaning. It`s more of a commercial holiday, you know, Santa, presents, Christmas tree etc., and it doesn`t have any of the religious subtext it has here in the states
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    OrangeCrow Female 18-29
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    February 19, 2009 at 3:00 am
    Christmas cake!

    Strawberries are always mandatory on the Christmas Cake!

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